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SMOKEY BEAR CELEBRATES HIS 72ND BIRTHDAY

Posted on: August 4, 2016  |  

Join Park Interpreters this weekend for two informative events.
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Love the boreal this weekend and discover its importance in your everyday life with these family fun interpretive programs.

Wildfire Prevention Campfire Talk Friday, August 5, 2016 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Location: West Hawk Amphitheatre While forest fires are important in the life cycle of the boreal, wildfires caused by humans are quite destructive. Learn how we can be safe with our campfires. Stick around afterwards to meet Smokey Bear as he celebrates his 72nd birthday.

Tour de’ Foresters Guided Bike Tour Saturday, August 6, 2016 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Location: Forester’s Footsteps Trail Bring your bike for this 4.2 km trail to discover how the boreal forest inhabitants are linked to this great place, including us. Stick around afterwards for iced tea and healthy snacks! Be sure to bring drinking water. Participants under the age of 18 are required to wear a helmet and must be accompanied by an adult.

Interpretive events are free for everyone to attend! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult to all events. Events begin promptly as scheduled. For more information, please call the Park Interpreter’s office at 204-369-3157 or email Adam.Collicutt@gov.mb.ca.

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